Rail transport in Bhutan
|India-Bhutan proposed Railway|
On January 25, 2005, the King and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh agreed to carry out a feasibility study for rail links. Possible routes are Hasimara–Phuentsholing with a branch to Pasaka (18 km); Kokrajhar–Gelephu (70 km); Pathsala–Naglam (40 km); Rangla–Darranga–Samdrupjongkar (60 km); and Banarhat–Samtse.
The railways in Bhutan will be built as 1676mm 5ft 6in Indian Broad Gauge.